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Deathly Hallows Casting Updates: Teen Dumbledore Cast, Chris Rankin Returns (Updated)

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Posted by: sue
May 30, 2009, 03:26 PM

A few quick casting updates today regarding Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. First word has reached TLC that the part of Teenage Albus Dumbledore will be portrayed by young actor Toby Regbo. You can see an additional photo of him here. Also there is a rumor that a new actress by the name of Hebe Beardsall will have a minor part as Ariana Dumbledore, however this is very much unconfirmed and must firmly remain in the rumor category for now. While we believe these to be accurate, as with all the DH casting reports, these await official confirmation when and if WB releases a formal announcement.

Also, as long expected and confirmed directly to TLC and our friends Snitchseeker, we can report that yes indeed Chris Rankin will be returning to the role of wayward big head boy and beloved brother Percy Weasley for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. A reminder too that Chris will be a special guest at Azkatraz 2009, where fans can meet and speak to the actor; more information on the Harry Potter convention being held July 18-21 in San Francisco, CA here. Finally, thanks much to Emma for the heads up that an actor by the name of Chase Armitage will be playing the role of a Snatcher in Deathly Hallows.
UPDATE: SS has word on another Snatcher to add to the list: upcoming actor Adam Bradshaw.

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107 Comments

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YAY! Percy’s back. Good. I was worried when they left him out of HBP, but he has to be there for DH. It really looks as if they are going to do their best to get everything in that one (she says nervously, crossing her fingers and hoping not to jinx it…)

Posted by Headmistress LemonFaerie on May 30, 2009, 04:08 PM report to moderator
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196 Points

Yay, they cast Teen Dumbledore and Ariana!

Posted by Jaymie Brooks on May 30, 2009, 04:16 PM report to moderator
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1565 Points

This is teenage Dubblydore?? I’m interested….. :D

Posted by RaveKatie [WBM] on May 30, 2009, 04:26 PM report to moderator
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519 Points

Wow, that guy really kind of looks like Gambon! And I’m SOOOO happy Percy’s back! Hopefully we’ll get to see the entire Weasley family in this one!

Posted by tubaturtle on May 30, 2009, 04:38 PM report to moderator
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64 Points

Yay Percy!

And teen!Dumbledore looks kinda hot. o:

Posted by xxkristeen on May 30, 2009, 04:44 PM report to moderator
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3186 Points

The young Dumbledore is exactly like in my head ! WIERD

Posted by FrancescaElle on May 30, 2009, 04:52 PM report to moderator
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23113 Points

Happy that Chris Rankin will be back!! Young DD looks good… can’t wait!

Posted by oldenoughtoknowbetter♎ROAR♎OoM1, CW on May 30, 2009, 05:07 PM report to moderator
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1242 Points

Ooh, so who shall play young Grindelwald?

Posted by Lucia Meadows on May 30, 2009, 05:19 PM report to moderator
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303 Points

Young Dumbledore is hot O:

I’m really glad Chris is back <33

Posted by Rose on May 30, 2009, 05:21 PM report to moderator
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71 Points

Eccuse me, does anybody know where I can find a photo of Hebe Beardsall? I’m very curious about her!

Posted by Goury on May 30, 2009, 05:23 PM report to moderator
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8256 Points

I’m happy that Chris will be returning as Percy! Yeah to teenage Dumbledore and Ariana!!!!

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on May 30, 2009, 05:26 PM report to moderator
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3703 Points

Oh yay =)

Posted by Christine on May 30, 2009, 05:43 PM report to moderator
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357 Points

yessssssssss!
hahahaha,

Posted by talia_remuslover[ROAR] on May 30, 2009, 06:22 PM report to moderator
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36743 Points

Yay for the snatcher

Posted by simos girl {WBM} ~Lemon~ on May 30, 2009, 06:29 PM report to moderator
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3554 Points

Hmm yeah, the young Dumbledore does look rather cute! :)

And it’s good that Percy will be back because it just wouldn’t be the same without him reuniting with the Weasley family.

Posted by Mera004 on May 30, 2009, 06:29 PM report to moderator
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